Testi History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Testi family
The surname Testi was first found in Italy. Bearers of Testi have been found in almost every part of Italy, but in Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany in particular. The spelling variations of the name which end in "i" are mostly from the north, while those that end in "o" are mostly from the south. The name comes from the Old French word "teste," meaning "head." The name probably began as a nickname for someone with an unusually large or oddly-shaped head. There are many compound names similar to this name, such as "Testagrossa," meaning "big head."
Important Dates for the Testi family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Testi research. Another 59 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1611 and 1650 are included under the topic Early Testi History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Testi Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Testa, Testi, Testini, Testino, Testoni, Testone, Testai, Testaj, Testani, Testabruna, Testadiferro, Testagrossa, Testaquadra and many more.
Early Notables of the Testi family (pre 1700)
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Testi migration to the United States
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Typical Testi Emigration from the United Kingdom to North America
Testi Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Juan Testi, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1834 
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